for Prince Charming
in Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella

The Gingerbread Players of Forest Hills, Queens, are looking for a young singing actor to play the Prince in Rodgers & Hammerstein's classic musical adaptation of Cinderella.

Audition Date: Saturday, January 9, 10 a.m. or noon
Or contact the director for a private audition
Director: Dolly Guinther, Yale School of Drama, 718-268-6292
Location: St. Luke's Church auditorium
85 Greenway South
Forest Hills, Queens

Near Continental Avenue Subway
Performance Dates: Saturday, April 17, 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 18, 2:30 p.m.
Friday, April 23, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 24, 2:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 25, 2:30 p.m.
Rehearsals: Saturday and Sunday afternoons, January through opening.
Evening tech and dress rehearsals the week before the show.
Available Role: Prince Christopher Rupert, Romantic lead
Singing, dancing
Age: 15-22
Musical Numbers: "Ten Minutes Ago"
"Do I Love You Because You're Beautiful"
Company: Community Theater of nearly 40 years' standing. For more information and directions to the church, visit our website
Standard Production FAQs
How often do you rehearse? When do you rehearse?

Rehearsals are typically held on Saturday and Sunday afternoons with three evening "tech" rehearsals during the week leading up to the show.

What do I need to do to prepare for an audition?
Please come prepared to sing or act (depending on the type of show [musical, non-musical]).
Do I need to memorize and prepare audition music? / Do I need to memorize and prepare a monologue for auditions?
Not always.

We will usually post our audition requirements at the beginning of each season. Sometimes we may have you sing Happy Birthday or God Bless America or read sides [scenes] from a show.

A good rule of thumb for any theater for which you may audition is to always prepare your best memorized music or monolgue. However when auditioning for The Gingerbread Players, a prepared audition piece is not always a requirement for our auditions.
Do I need prior performing experience?

Having prior performing experience is not a requirement to audition.

Our goal is to bring the community together through producing and performing shows, including all ages, levels of experience and talent are encouraged to audition and participate.

All in all, The Gingerbread Players is a great place to learn; gain experience and gather knowledge from our more seasoned players, directors, writers, singers, and technical gurus.